Book Discussion on Kill Khalid

Paul McGeough talked about his book Kill Khalid: The Failed Mossad Assassination of Khalid Mishal and the Rise of Hamas (New Press (March… read more

Paul McGeough talked about his book Kill Khalid: The Failed Mossad Assassination of Khalid Mishal and the Rise of Hamas (New Press (March 10, 2009). He talked about the failed poisoning of Khalid Mishal by the Israelis in 1997 and Mishal’s subsequent rise to the top leadership position in Hamas. Topics included the future of Hamas and the best methods for the world to deal with the organization. Mr. McGeough responded to questions submitted by members of the audience.

Paul McGeough, former editor and current chief correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald, has reported for the last eight years from the U.S., Iraq, Afghanistan, and other trouble spots. Among other awards he has twice been named “Australian Journalist of the Year.” He is the author of Manhattan to Baghdad: Despatches from the Frontline in the War on Terror and In Baghdad: A Reporter’s War.

The program “The Rise of Hamas” was held April 6, 2009, at 6:00 p.m. PT in the World Affairs Council Auditorium. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Kill Khalid

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San Francisco, California, United States
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May 9, 2009
Last Aired:
Sep 7, 2009

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  • May 09, 2009 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 10, 2009 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 10, 2009 | 4:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 06, 2009 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 07, 2009 | 5:10am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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